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[perl #125221] [PATCH] Use "UTF-8" consistently in perldelta

From:
Tony Cook via RT
Date:
May 25, 2015 04:57
Subject:
[perl #125221] [PATCH] Use "UTF-8" consistently in perldelta
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-14343-1432529847-1957.125221-15-0@perl.org
On Wed May 20 22:39:33 2015, demerphq wrote:
> I think this is really going too far, and goes against *years* of
> practice in the Perl community. This is the age old argument about
> whether strings are arrays of Unicode Codepoints, or are they packed
> arrays of integers which happen to us the same encoding rules as that
> of UTF-8. I don't think we will ever settle that argument. And I don't
> think you can throw away a decade or more of this distinction just
> like that.
> 
> In short, as long as we allow UTF-8 forbidden codepoints (eg,
> surrogate pairs and codepoints higher than Unicode allows) in our
> strings then I don't think we should call it UTF-8.

How about the attached?

These only touch the sentences modified by the original patch that
you didn't agree with and makes no attempt to correct other uses of
"UTF-8".

Tony
no attempt to update other 

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